This Week @ FAC – September 6, 2015

September 4, 2015 at 3:47 pm Categories: News, This Week

Open Word Class

TODAY, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium

This week’s study: Galatians 1:11 – 2:10
“Paul: Non-conformer & Freedom Fighter”
This Week’s Teacher: Mark Killam

Adult Enrichment Class

TODAY, Sundays, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium
Led by Roger Lashbrook

Holiness: What defines us as Christians in our present time?
Week 4: Holy Word, mind

Living the Dream-Young Couples Class

TODAY, 10:45 am, Dining Room

Come join us for a relaxing, discussion oriented class where we emphasize fellowship with each other and our creator as key to healthy marital relationship.

The Mix

Sundays, 9:00 am, Lower Auditorium

The Mix is back! If you are a college student or young adult looking for engaging discussion and authentic community, come join us. Our topic of study this fall is “Faith, Wealth and Poverty: Being Christian in a Complex World.” For more information text TXTRSVP THEMIXFAC to 313131 or email Sam Donica at

It’s the Final Countdown!

There are 1 weeks until we launch our church plant Shadowland Community Church on September 20th. See a representative in the Atrium at the Shadowland table for more information on how you can be a part of Shadowland. Join us for our preview service, TODAY at 6:00 pm at West Jessamine High School.


Friday, September 11
9:30 – 11:30 am, Dining Room
Childcare will be provided

MomSPA targets moms with small children, offering support, pampering, and alignment to a life with God. Join us for mom to mom time, inspirational speakers, tasty treats, and more. For more information contact Jenny Mostad at

Roadside News

Stay up to date with what is going on in middle school and get information about events and important dates. Subscribe at the bottom of the church website,

Life Groups

LIFE groups offer you a chance to deepen your friendships at First Alliance Church, grow spiritually and celebrate life with others. Fill out a registration form in the chair pocket and place it in the offering plate.

GIFT…Growing in Faith Together

Growing in Faith Together through “Epic of Eden”
A Study for Women

Wednesday, September 2 – December 2, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Lower Auditorium, Rm. 13

Thursday, September 3 – December 3, 9:15 – 11:30 am, Dining Room

Growing in Faith Together through “Epic of Eden”, a study for women. Childcare available for Thursday morning only. Register TODAY at the big red gift in the Atrium. Questions? Contact Pam Pepper at

GIFT Childcare

Thursday mornings, September 10 – December 3
9:10 – 11:30 am, Nursery

Childcare helpers are needed for the women’s bible study that meets on Thursday mornings. If you are interested in helping contact the church office at or 859-223-1394.

Russell Cave Clothing Giveaway

Saturday, September 19, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1841 McCullough Dr, Lexington

We’re collecting gently used clothing and household items to be given to Russell Cave Church of Christ neighborhood, a neighborhood with great need for these items. Items can be dropped off now through
Sunday, September 13 in a container beneath the stairs in the Atrium.

We need help sorting:

September 14, 15 & 16

Day of Giveaway at Russell Cave:

Saturday, September 19

Set up — 8:00 am
Assist shoppers — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tear down — 2:00 pm

For more information contact the church office at 223-1394 or Sign up to help on a Connection Card and place it in the offering plate.


Saturday, September 26, 4:00 -6:00 pm

Fun, food, and games for the whole family! Also, we’re gathering candy. Please bring a bag to put in the marked baskets around the church.


Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

The Rineharts’

Bible quizzing is a motivating and fun way to learn the Bible. Bible quizzing is for grades 3-12; 2nd graders are welcome to try as well. Groups will be subdivided by age. Contact Diane Vetters .

Middle School Fall Retreat

October 23 – 25
Blue Grass Christian Camp
5th – 8th grade
Cost: $60

Sign up today for the Fall Retreat: Survivor! You can register online at the church website

Middle School Ministry

We are in need of strong men of God to lead our 5th grade boys. Please contact Tanner Fouts if you are interested at

Intercession: Uniting in Corporate Prayer

Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:15 pm, Sanctuary

Come for a time of worship and intercession focused on revival for our church, our region, and the nations.
All are welcome!

Donate Your Egg Cartons

Mark Tananka donates eggs to people who have financial hardships, but he has run out of egg cartons. Save your egg cartons and leave them in the box under the stairs in the lower atrium near the elevator and help him help others!

Hearing Devices

There are hearing devices available in the back of the sanctuary at the sound booth. See an usher for assistance.

Word for the Year

Every year we have a “Word for the Year” for our church family around which our experience of God in the upcoming year finds focus and relevance. Our word for 2015 is “watch”. What might we see God do if we are watchful and alert to His Presence? I would also encourage you to be thinking about and praying for your own personal word for the year. It’s a great spiritual exercise that helps bring God’s Presence into our every day world. What will your word be? … Pastor Steve

Photo Consent Policy

First Alliance Church occasionally has photographers or staff members capture images of people and groups while on the FAC campus. These images may be used on First Alliance’s website, publicity materials, newsletters, Facebook, slide shows, and other internal and external media. If you do not wish to have images of yourself and/or your minor child used, please go to a Check-In desk, find a staff member, or contact the church office to inform us.

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“I’ve Got It” Bulletin Board

I’ve got it, do you need it? I need it, do you have it? Post items you want to giveaway or ask for items you need. The forum is all about helping meet the needs of others in our church family. Find the button to access the forum at the bottom of the church website (

Worship Art

Are you an artist? We need you! We are looking for some beautiful artwork to put up in the Sanctuary. If you have a piece you would like to submit, contact Gabe Lawson for more details.